The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 49 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.62% 1.78% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 1.81% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £35,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
704 830 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.05% 98.46% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 620 700 571
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 41 (68.33%) C#
2 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.00%) .NET
4 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (43.33%) MVC
6 25 (41.67%) HTML
7 24 (40.00%) Java
8 21 (35.00%) Scrum
9 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 18 (30.00%) CSS
11 17 (28.33%) SQL
11 17 (28.33%) Python
12 16 (26.67%) PHP
13 15 (25.00%) Games
14 14 (23.33%) C++
15 12 (20.00%) TDD
16 11 (18.33%) Ruby
17 10 (16.67%) Finance
17 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (16.67%) SDLC
18 9 (15.00%) User Experience
18 9 (15.00%) DevOps
18 9 (15.00%) HTML5
18 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
18 9 (15.00%) XML
18 9 (15.00%) Degree
18 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
19 8 (13.33%) jQuery

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (8.33%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.00%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) Moq
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.67%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (25.00%) Games
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) HTML
3 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (15.00%) HTML5
6 9 (15.00%) XML
7 8 (13.33%) jQuery
8 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.00%) Ajax
9 6 (10.00%) J2EE
9 6 (10.00%) Node.js
9 6 (10.00%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) Web Services
10 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.00%) Apache Flex
11 3 (5.00%) CSS3
11 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Informatics
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) MVC
3 21 (35.00%) Scrum
4 12 (20.00%) TDD
5 10 (16.67%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) OOP
8 6 (10.00%) BDD
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Graceful Degradation
11 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
11 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.33%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) Python
4 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 16 (26.67%) PHP
6 14 (23.33%) C++
7 11 (18.33%) Ruby
8 8 (13.33%) VB
8 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.00%) Delphi
10 3 (5.00%) R
11 2 (3.33%) Scala
12 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.67%) C
12 1 (1.67%) Clojure
12 1 (1.67%) Erlang
12 1 (1.67%) Haskell
12 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) TOWER Software
3 6 (10.00%) Sybase
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Adobe
5 3 (5.00%) Google
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